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Hernaford Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Harberton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3864 / 50°23'11"N

Longitude: -3.713 / 3°42'46"W

OS Eastings: 278314

OS Northings: 55459

OS Grid: SX783554

Mapcode National: GBR QK.J5SV

Mapcode Global: FRA 3830.WV7

Entry Name: Hernaford Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101273

Location: Harberton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Harberton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Harbertonford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


5/366 Hernaford Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Circa 1830-40. Slate rubble with stuccoed front and slate hung
south side. Slurried scantle slate single span roof with gabled ends and deep
eaves with paired brackets to soffit. Some early crested ridge tiles reused
from earlier house. Chimney stacks in gable ends.
Plan: Double depth plan, approximately square, with central entrance
hall/passage containing stairs at back and with principal room either side at
front and kitchen, dairy and servants'stair at rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical east front. 3 bays. 16-pane
sashes to first floor and 8 over 12-pane sashes to ground floor. Central
doorway with panelled reveals and original panelled door. Later porch with
octagonal timber posts supporting slated canopy. At rear, central tall round-
headed stair window with sash complete with glazing bars and radiating glazing
bar at top.
Interior: Stairs at rear of central stair hall with wreathed mahogany
handrail and stick balusters. Front room on south side has marble
chimneypiece. All the original internal joinery is intact including moulded
doorframes, panelled doors and shutters. The moulded ceiling conrices are
also intact.
Note: Hernaford Farmhouse probably replaced an earlier farmhouse which is
probably the much older house now known as Hernaford Cottage (qv).

Listing NGR: SX7831455459

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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